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Creator:
unknown artist
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:

Mrs. Frances Abington, (née Barton)

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
1814
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 × 5 13/16 inches (23.2 × 14.8 cm), Plate: 6 11/16 × 4 3/4 inches (17 × 12.1 cm), and Image: 3 1/8 × 2 1/2 inches (7.9 × 6.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.1. P.4"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "2/6"

Lettered, lower left: "Sir Joshua Reynolds Pinx."; lettered, lower center: "MRS. ABINGTON. | Published by F.Baldwyn Catherine Street, 1814."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9741
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actress | performance | portrait | stage | theater (discipline) | woman
Associated People:
Abington, Frances (1737–1815), actress
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26044
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